Erasing Islam

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Al Ahmar Masjid dates from 1276 and is located in the Arab city of Safad. Described by historian Dr. Mustafa Abbasi as having ‘rare historical and architectural value’ the ancient mosque derives its name from the red stones it was built with. For nearly seven centuries the mosque was a magnet for worshippers. Muslims have been unable to pray in Al Ahmar Masjid since…